2020-2021 Season

Giacomo Puccini

"...backstabbingly socially distant"



Streaming on demand 

We wear the sea like a coat

McCune | Lampert | Gray

Workshop 3

"...reach out to draw

the curious in."


Next Up


Finger Lakes

Environmental Film Festival

Why Opera?

Why Now?

Tuesday, March 30 at 7:00 PM Eastern

Join Artistic Director Ben Robinson and cast members from our critically acclaimed film production of Gianni Schicchi for a panel on the state of opera and the infiltration of film into the operatic art form.


Artist Spotlight

Nicholas Davis
Betto in Gianni Schicchi


PRAISE: “...rolling mellifluous baritone”                                                     - Opera Today  
Recent Work:
  • BLUE, Minnesota Opera, Glimmerglass

  • LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Michigan Opera Theatre

  • LA RONDINE, Minnesota Opera


Congratulations to the Winners of the 5th Annual Edward M. Murray International Competition of Voice

First Place: Symone Harcum

Second Place: Blake Denson

Third Place: Andrew Morstein

Audience Favorite: José Maldonado

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Watch Gianni Schicchi Now


Gianni Schicchi is generously underwritten by

Barry Chester and Elissa Cogan


Regular: $15

Student: $10*

*Use discount code: Student

"...backstabbingly socially distant..."

What do you do when the family patriarch dies in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic? Hire a con man and change his will.

Giacomo Puccini's comedic one-act masterpiece, premiered in the midst of the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, is brought to you as an original film produced by Opera Ithaca. Join us and see just what happens when opera's favorite dysfunctional family goes into quarantine. Best of all - you can enjoy from the complete safety of home!

OPERA ITHACA relies on your support and patronage to bring professional opera to the Ithaca region. Please consider joining us today by making a financial contribution in support of our season programming. Please contact us directly if you are interested in underwriting a production, sponsoring, housing an artist, or volunteering with us! Thank you for your support!

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